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-meister

1.
a combining form meaning “a person expert in or renowned for” something specified by the initial element (often used derisively):
schlockmeister; opinionmeister; dealmeister.
Origin
< German Meister master
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  • As you can see, not a believer or woo-meister in the bunch.
  • Not every remake-meister bothers to do this, after all.
  • Unsurprisingly, the hip downtown crowd always favors the darker, more poetic contender over the commercial pop-meister.
British Dictionary definitions for meister

-meister

/ˈmaɪstə/
combining form
1.
a person who excels at a particular activity: spinmeister, horror-meister
Word Origin
C20: from German Meister master
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Slang definitions & phrases for meister

-meister

combining word

Very active in, adept at, or in charge of what is indicated •These words have proliferated hugely since the 1960s, apparently on the model of schlockmeister: admeister/ attackmeister/ blurbmeister/ budgetmeister/ burgermeister/ coupmeister/ dealmeister/ frissonmeister/ hypemeister/ kinkmeister/ megadealmeister/ mudmeister/ mushmeister/ opinionmeister/ ordealmeister/ packmeister/ perkmeister/ processmeister/ quote-meisters/ rapmeister/ schlockmeister/ shuttlemeister/ sleazemeister/ spinmeister/ spookmeister/ symbolmeister/ talkmeister/ trashmeister/ yakmeister

Related Terms

schlockmeister

[fr German, or fr Yiddish mayster, ''master''; what was probably a Yiddish word was given, as is the custom, a German spelling]


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